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Let’s talk about mindful mothering.

Mindful mothering is about nurturing yourself, while you nurture your children.

It’s about consciously awakening to your inner wisdom, strength, power, and peace as a mother in this changing world.

From discovering your newborn, to loving and accepting the wonderful people who’ve left your nest, our movement is inspiring mamas to be authentic and to live empowered lives.

We’re so happy you’re here.

Ready to thrive?

Are you struggling to find peace and joy in the midst of everyday mothering?

Do you ever feel like you’re surviving, just trying to make it through the day? Have you found a tribe of moms who makes you feel seen and accepted for who you are? 

We know being a mom in this world can be hard. We’re constantly bombarded with messages that we aren’t doing enough.

What if we told you that slowing down, honoring your imperfections and embracing the mess are not only necessary, but vital to maintaining your overall health and well-being?

What if instead of treading water to get by, you could feel more balanced and present for the everyday moments that matter so much to you?

Let’s throw out perfection and stop trying to fit in. Let’s break free from trying to keep up with unrealistic expectations.  Let’s reclaim our power and show up as our most authentic, imperfect and beautiful selves.  

Let’s do it – together!

On the podcast, we talk about:

Mindful Parenting


Authentic Living


Women’s Empowerment




Holistic Health & Healing

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Surrounding ourselves with supportive, inspiring mamas helps us all feel more grounded, authentic, empowered and at peace on our mothering journey and in life.

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Our Jounrey

Mindful Mama Movement



Shannon and Ashley met over 15 years ago, through their common love of yoga. Ashley took Shannon’s yoga classes when she was mothering her young children. Shannon turned to Ashley’s yoga classes when she was pregnant with her first son, desperate to find a new midwife and doula late in her pregnancy. Together they created a deep bond and friendship that have been a source of comfort and support for each other in motherhood and in life.



Being visionaries and leaders, Shannon and Ashley see the support and encouragement moms need as the world seems to be getting more stressful. Whether it’s launching self-discovery and life coaching programs, leading progressive birth education and doula services, or hosting a podcast that invites moms to be their imperfect and beautiful selves while embracing the mess of life, Shannon and Ashley are wildly passionate about empowering women.



The Mindful Mama Movement Podcast is a safe and sacred place mothers in all stages of motherhood can turn to – to feel inspired and uplifted, to learn new holistic tips and resources, and to feel supported as they build trust in themselves and in their unique children.


This podcast is so good for me because it slows me down and makes me more intentional about my life as a mom. Thank you for all you do!


~ Laura

As a mama, we need support, no matter how much we might think we can do it on our own.  The collective knowledge that Shannon and Ashley have is priceless

About Us

Hi, I’m Shannon

I am the founder of A Free Spirit Life, where you can rediscover your true nature, make space for your dreams and be who you are.

As a spiritual health and wellness life coach, intuitive healer and artist, I offer courses, retreats, coaching sessions, Human Design readings and inspiring products that help you experience peace, joy and freedom that comes when you remember what you already know deep down inside – that you are complete, whole, and beautiful – just as you are.

My three boys are 14, 12, and 9, and when I’m not working or hanging with the family, you’ll find me sipping an iced coffee, playing with my watercolors or hiking in my favorite places in nature.

I would love to connect with you

Hi, I’m Ashley

I am the owner of Home Holistic, a one-stop-yoga and wellness center in Overland Park, Kansas.

Home Holistic began as my dream to support mamas and their families, providing all the classes and treatments families and individuals want and need under one roof. It’s something I wished I had access to when my children were young.

It has been an honor to serve the mothers that visit our center and beyond.

I am a yoga teacher, birth doula, childbirth educator, marriage and family therapist and cranial sacral practitioner.

I’m the mom to four boys, ranging in ages from 18 – 28. When I’m not at the studio or hanging with my family, you’ll find me soaking up the sunshine in my backyard. 

I would love to connect with you


Come explore.

All our podcasts are also available on YouTube. We have lots of episodes for you to explore.


Want to be part of the show?

Are you interested in being a guest on our show, having us as a guest on yours or becoming a sponsor? Reach out and let us know how you’d like to collaborate! Contact us below.


Say hello.

What’s your favorite episode so far? Do you have a topic suggestion? Would you like to ask us a question or share how the podcast has impacted your life?

We would love to hear from you!

Dear Mama’s


Happy Listeners


These women are who I want to be when I grow up! Each episode reaches a new depth. These mamas are so open and vulnerable speaking about their own experiences to selflessly show others they aren’t alone. The grief episode I was crying the whole time, but such an important topic to talk about! Important and truly life-changing work you are doing! Thank you so much for sharing yourselves with us all! I feel honored.


“I absolutely love this podcast. This podcast is produced for mothers.  I’m not a mother and listen, gaining so much insight from listening to this show.  I am so moved by the podcast and am impressed by the depth of knowledge, wisdom and love the podcast hosts and guests provide.  Thank you so much for producing this show!


“Ashley and Shannon are amazing. This podcast is incredible and inclusive. It took the birth of my second child and a case of postpartum depression for me to realize that I too need to be mindful, not just for my kids but for me. Thank you for creating such a supportive resource fo us mamas.”


“This is just what we mamas need. Connection, community, humor and most of all, support.  Thank you, Shannon and Ashley!”


“Do yourself a favor, and subscribe to this podcast. There is wonderful wisdom behind shared and how to prioritize self-care, listen to your inner voice, and stay present. This is an amazing community and I look forward to these podcast episodes every week.”


“I am a total type-A, high-stress, control-freak, anxiety-driven mama of 3 little boys. I was making myself crazy, but these women and the content they produced have helped put me on my own journey toward more intentional, mindful mothering and living and the importance of self-care. I cannot recommend it enough! 10 stars!”